Yael Deckelbaum is an award-winning Israeli/Canadian singer-songwriter and activist. She is a founding member of the legendary trio Habanot Nechama, who had a #1 hit in Israel, with their single “So Far” and sold over 50,000 copies of their album. Yael has written and composed the song “Prayer of The Mothers” which has over 4 million view on YouTube.
“Prayer of The Mothers” became the anthem for the “Women Wage Peace” movement which lead to a series of marches and performances in the tens of thousands all over the world to campaign for a peaceful solution to the Israel / Palestine Conflict. The Prayer Of The Mothers Ensemble birthed in 2017 and is a 13 piece all women’s Folk/World/Rock group (can be scalable). This movement and the work of Yael has been documented on CNN, New York Times, Marie Claire, Huffington Post, SBS News, she’s not just an artist but a movement.
In December 2017 Yael Deckelbaum & The Prayer of the Mother’s Ensemble, a 13 piece multi religion and multi ethnic group, released their new EP. This release will be followed up in Spring 2018 with single releases from her debut album which will be out summer 2018 – this album will include collaborations with artists such as Zap Mama, Joss Stone, Gal Costa and Miriam Toukan.
Yael, & the Ensemble, which can be scaled according to desired size, will be touring Europe and North America from March 2018 into the summer festivals.